Man killed in downtown Toronto shooting

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Man killed in downtown Toronto shooting


A man was shot dead in downtown Toronto late Tuesday afternoon, police say.

Emergency services responded to a shooting in Regent Park, at Sackville and St. Bartholomew Sts., around 4:15 p.m., Toronto police said in a series of tweets.

A man was shot dead in downtown Toronto late Tuesday afternoon, police say.
A man was shot dead in downtown Toronto late Tuesday afternoon, police say.  (Jennifer Gauthier/For Metro)

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene shortly after.

No information about the victim or potential suspects has been released.

The Toronto police homicide division is investigating.

The shooting is the 81st homicide in the city of Toronto this year.

Jack Hauen is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @jackhauen





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